Mobilizing social science for the public good.
The Social Science Research Council, an independent, international nonprofit, mobilizes necessary knowledge for the public good by supporting scholars worldwide, generating new research across disciplines, and linking researchers with policymakers and citizens.
SSRC president Alondra Nelson has been elected as a Fellow of The Hastings Center.
WATCH | Cynthia Miller-Idriss, former International Dissertation Research Fellow and coauthor of Seeing the World, with Mitchell Stevens and the SSRC’s Seteny Shami, a Washington Post Live.
PROGRAM UPDATE | In April we launched the Social Data Initiative, a critically important partnership between industry, philanthropy, and the global research community to examine social media’s impact on society. Read about what we have accomplished so far…
SSRC president Alondra Nelson has been selected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
EVENT | Sheila Jasanoff to be awarded the SSRC’s Hirschman Prize on 11/30, which recognizes excellence in research, theory, and public communication, in the tradition of economist Albert O. Hirschman’s pioneering role in social science and public policy.
EVENT | “The Will of the People,” a workshop on understanding popular sovereignty in contemporary context, with the Institute for Futures Studies and Columbia World Projects